APECED: A monogenic autoimmune disease providing new clues to self- tolerance

Pärt Peterson, Kentaro Nagamine, Hamish Scott, Maarit Heino, Jun Kudoh, Nobuyoshi Shimizu, Stylianos E. Antonarakis, Kai J.e. Krohn

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

86 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

The cloning of AIRE, the gene for autoimmune polyendocrinopathy- candidiasis-ectodermal dystrophy (APECED) promises to unravel some of the mysteries of autoimmunity. Here, Part Peterson and colleagues discuss recent studies of AIRE and the implications for disease therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)384-386
Number of pages3
JournalImmunology Today
Volume19
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Sep 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'APECED: A monogenic autoimmune disease providing new clues to self- tolerance'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Peterson, P., Nagamine, K., Scott, H., Heino, M., Kudoh, J., Shimizu, N., Antonarakis, S. E., & Krohn, K. J. E. (1998). APECED: A monogenic autoimmune disease providing new clues to self- tolerance. Immunology Today, 19(9), 384-386. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0167-5699(98)01293-6